Public Health Job Opportunities

Foster Care Research Director

The Research Director works closely with the Executive Director to guide and implement internal processes, policies, and procedures that support the FCRO’s internal operations and help to meet the FCRO’s statutory review and reporting requirements through data collection and analysis. This data analysis is also used to respond to data requests from the Nebraska Legislature and other agencies in developing statewide public policy and fiscal priorities. The Research Director also researches national models to assist in determining critical indicators that the child welfare and juvenile justice systems should focus on when making strategic decisions. The Research Director conducts research projects including the refinement of research problems, design of methodologies for collecting and reporting program and analytical data from multiple sources, analysis of data and preparation of reports on programs, operations, and issues pertinent to the FCRO. The Research Director must have strong organizational and technical skills that can be flexibly adapted to meet the needs of the FCRO and external stakeholders. The Research Director must provide outstanding leadership, communicate professionally, and work collaboratively, efficiently, and strategically both individually and as part of a team of diverse professionals.

Statistical Analyst II

Have you ever been told you make data fun? Is it important to you that your work help people and improve lives in a meaningful way? If this describes you, come join an innovative data and quality improvement team in a mission-driven culture for the purposes of collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data outcomes for a variety of audiences and purposes. The Division of Medicaid and Long Term Care is seeking a Statistical Analyst II who has experience with data management and quantitative analysis. This individual will share in the responsibility of completing various processes related to executing data projects which rely on statistical analyses and programming experience in SPSS, SAS, and SQL. This position has responsibility associated with collecting, verifying, organizing, and analyzing data; interpreting results; and evaluating outcomes in order to identify relationships and trends in data, in addition to understanding and accounting for factors which could impact statistical results.

Opioid Program Coordinator

Are you passionate about Behavioral Health and Public Health? This position will have a positive impact on everyday Nebraskans struggling with Opioid abuse.

Location of  position: DHHS – DBH, 301 Centennial Mall South – 3rd floor

Work schedule: M-F, 8am – 5pmExamples of Work